Chapter 4

Term Definition
Greenhouse gases gases that pollute the air and cause the warming of the Earth's atmosphere.
Activists a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition.
Inconceivable not conceivable.
Carbon footprint the amount of greenhouse gases and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something.
Climate a region of the earth having specified climatic conditions.
Harvesting the season for gathering in agricultural crops.
Convert to bring over from one belief, view, or party to another.
Preserve to keep safe from injury, harm, or destruction.
Depletion to empty of a principal substance.
Inhabitants one that occupies a particular place regularly, routinely, or for a period of time.
Insulate to place in a detached situation.
Conserve to keep in a safe or sound state.
Composting a mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land.
Incentives something that incites or has a tendency to incite to determination or action.
Pollution the action of polluting especially by environmental contamination with man-made waste;
Toxic containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation.
Capitalist a person who has capital especially invested in business.
Revitalization to give new life or vigor to.
Degradation the act or process of degrading.
Stakeholders a person entrusted with the stakes of bettors.

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